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Funeral in Ferguson and other headlines

Morning headlines: Michael Brown's funeral held in Ferguson, MO today; U.S. writer freed from captivity in Syria after nearly 2 years, voter ID appeal.

Michael Brown's father asks for calm on the day of his son's funeral. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

The White House is sending 3 representatives to Michael Brown's funeral. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

Pres. Obama orders review of military equipment supplied to police. (The Hill)

House Homeland Security Chairman says Congress will eventually have to approve airstrikes in Iraq. (The Hill)

British Intelligence identify man they believe killed journalist James Foley. (NBC News)

U.S. writer held by Qaeda affiliate in Syria is freed after nearly 2 years. (NY Times)

Russia plans to send a second aid convoy to Ukraine. (BBC)

Appeals court to hear arguments over Kansas, Arizona voter-ID law. (Wichita Eagle)

Napa, Northern California dig out from historic earthquake. (SFGate)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.